laboratory Information Management System Phase 1 – Update


laboratory Information Management System ( LIMS ) Phase 1​​ – Update​​ 

By Dr R.Jayasuriya

Consultant Microbiologists




The ministry of health and the Sri Lanka Collage of Microbiologists has initiated the process to move away from the paper based system and to implement a common Laboratory Information Management System​​ (LIMS) in all state sector microbiology​​ laboratories.

The Phase 1 of the project is the Development of a laboratory information management system to be deployed at NIHS Kalutara ​​ .

The Project is funded by an Iinnovative research​​ grant under​​ the Second Health Sector Development Project (SHSDP).

Following a delay of almost 2 years the project finally got under way by awarding the tender for the development of software to​​ “Science​​ Land Information Technology (Pvt) Ltd​​ “.

The tender for the setting up of a Network and​​ provision of a server at NIHS Kalutara was awarded to​​ “Office​​ Network Pvt Ltd " and the work was fully completed by 30/09/2017​​ 

The Software development process was initiated at NIHS Kalutara on the 15th May 2017 . ​​​​ The software development phase is now near completion.​​ 

Screenshots of the Beta version of the software.





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